Papalo / Pipicha - Key Growing Information

Papalo / pipicha plant, grown from seed.
DAYS TO GERMINATION: 7-21 days

SOWING: Transplant - Barely cover seed with soil and moisten. Provide bottom heat for the best germination. Transplant seedlings outside when they are 3-4" high, spacing seedlings 12" apart in rows that are 18" apart. Direct seed - Sow 1/4- 3/8" deep, 15 seeds per foot in well-prepared seedbeds.

LIGHT PREFERENCE: Sun/Part Shade.

PLANT HEIGHT: 36-60".

PLANT SPACING: 12".

HARDINESS ZONES: Annual.

HARVEST: Pick individual leaves as needed. The tips of the plants can be cut off and will regrow.

SOIL REQUIREMENTS:
Average garden soil.

SCIENTIFIC NAME:
Porophyllum ruderale, Porophyllum tagetoides